2003: Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Technical University of Munich, Germany.

My major research interests are on:

1. The study of Olive Mill Wastewater as sunscreen.

2.Medicinal plants, activity and identification.


  1. Asli Sari, Haj-Zaroubi Manal, “Exogenous agro-materials extracted from olive mill wastewater (OMW) increases resistance of Zea mays L. and Triticum aestivum L. to salt stress”. (in preparation).
  2. Awwad S, Markovics A, Halahlih F, Yazbak A, Haj-Zaroubi M, Muklada H, Klein Jd, Azaizeh H. Effect of Irrigation Water Source on Secondary Metabolites in Salix acmophylla and Their Potential to Impair Exsheathment of Gastro- Intestinal Nematodes. Ann Agric Crop Sci. 2021; 6(3): 1079.
  3. Landau, Satheeja Santhi, Itamar Glazer, Liora Salame, Hussein Muklada, Manal Haj-Zaroubi, Safaa Awwad, Alexander Markovics, Hassan Azaizeh., “Can an entomopathogenic nematode serve, by proxy to strongyles, in assessing the anthelmintic effects of phenolic compounds?” Experimental Parasitology, 2019 (under submission).
  4. Velayudhan Satheeja Santhi, Liora Salame, Hussein Muklada, Hassan Azaizeh, Manal Haj-Zaroubi, Safaa Awwad, Serge Yan Landau, Itamar Glazer., “Toxicity of phenolic compounds to entomopathogenic nematodes: A casestudy with Heterorhabditis bacteriophora exposed to lentisk (Pistacia lentiscus) extracts and their chemical components”, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 2019, 160, 43-53.
  5. Manal Haj-Zaroubi and Franz P. Schmidtchen., “Probing Binding-Mode Diversity in Guanidinium–Oxoanion Host–Guest Systems”, ChemPhysChem 2005, 6, 1181 – 1186.
  6. Haj-Zaroubi M., Schmidtchen F.P., Mitzgel, N., ”The Rational Design of Anion Host Compounds: An Exercise in Subtle Energetics”, Chemie, Int. Ed., 2002, 41, 104-106.
  7. Haj-Zaroubi M., Schmidtchen, F.P., “The Anatomy of the Host-Guest Binding Energetics of Bicyclic Guanidinium-Oxoanion Ion-pairs”, Thesis.
  8. Columbus I., Haj-Zaroubi M., Siegel J.S., and Biali S., “Face Selectivity in the Hydrogenation of Calixarene Ethers”, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 1998, 63, 9148.
  9. Columbus I., Haj-Zaroubi M. and Biali S., “Fully Hydrogenated Calixarene Derivatives: Calix[4]cyclohexanone and Clix[4]cyclohexanol”, Journal of American Chemical Society, 1998, 120, 11806

Gibson D., Binyamin I., Haj M., Ringel I., Ramu A., Katzhendler J., “Anthraquinone interactors as carrier molecules for second-generation platinum anticancer drugs”, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 1997, 32, 823.